Possible life in prison for marijuana brownies? Are Texas drug laws too harsh?
A Round Rock, Texas man has been charged with a first Marijuana Brownies – Matthew Gallagher Houston Drug Lawyerdegree felony for allegedly making and selling marijuana brownies and cookies.
If convicted on that first degree felony charge he will be facing a possible punishment range of 5 years to life in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison system – the same punishment range a first degree murder charge in Texas carries.
According to KEYE-TV a man recently accused of murder in the same county was recently sentenced to 20 years after being convicted of murder. There is a huge difference between making and selling some marijuana brownies and cookies, and committing a murder, yet in Texas they can carry the same penalty range unfortunately.
The mistake this Round Rock man made was using what is known as “hash oil” in the brownies and cookies in (more…)
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